*Resources for lots of languages: [http://pear.ly/8ohL pear.ly/8ohL]
* [http://catcode.pbworks.com/w/page/49680175/Resources Catcode]
* I can already feel the collective rolling of eyes for this, but what about Twitter? It's not a guide or manual, but start following and engaging talented developers and library geeks on Twitter and you'll soon have more help than you know what to do with. Plus, no Zoia ;)
*Practice! No matter the learning material, nothing will really sink in unless you apply it in the wild (like a small project).
* It's still useful to learn a little something about configuring a webserver / database / etc.
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